(625 ILCS 5/7-705.2)
Notice of noncompliance with visitation order.
Before forwarding to the Secretary of State the authenticated document under Section 7-703, the circuit court must serve notice upon the person of its intention to suspend the person's driver's license for being adjudicated as having violated a visitation order in a manner deemed to be visitation abuse. The notice must inform the person that:
(1) The person may contest the issue of compliance at
(2) A request for a hearing must be made in writing
and must be received by the clerk of the circuit court;
(3) If the person does not request a hearing to
contest the issue of compliance within 45 days after the notice of noncompliance is mailed, the court may order that the person's driver's license be suspended as provided for in Section 7-703;
(4) If the circuit court certifies the person to
the Secretary of State for noncompliance with a visitation order, the Secretary of State must suspend any driver's license or instruction permit the person holds and the person's right to apply for or obtain a driver's license or instruction permit until the court has determined that there has been sufficient compliance for a sufficient period of time with the court's order concerning visitation and that full driving privileges shall be reinstated;
(5) If the person files a motion to modify visitation
with the court or requests that the court modify a visitation obligation, the circuit court shall stay action to certify the person to the Secretary of State concerning court ordered visitation; and
(6) The notice must include the address
and telephone number of the clerk of the circuit court. The clerk of the circuit court shall attach a copy of the person's visitation order to the notice. The notice must be served by certified mail, return receipt requested, by service in hand, or as specified in the Code of Civil Procedure.
(Source: P.A. 97-1047, eff. 8-21-12.)